PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue August 24, 2015
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Thomson Reuters – Washington Bureau (Washington, D.C.): Erin McPike (@erinmcpike) has joined @ReutersUS as a Political Reporter. She was previously a Correspondent for CNN. Ginger Gibson (@gingergibson) has also been named a Political Reporter at the outlet. She was previously a Senior Political Writer at the International Business Times. And the New York Bureau has also added to its staff as Grant Smith (@grantmeaccess) has been hired as a Political Reporter. He was previously Data Reporter at The Commercial Appeal.
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Sheila Courter (@sheilawsj) has been named Elections Editor @WSJ where she will direct coverage of the 2016 presidential election. She was previously Senior Editor for the publication’s Real-Time desk.
The New Republic (Washington, DC): Former National Journal Senior Editor Bob Moser is now the Political Editor @tnr. And former Lapham's Quarterly Editor Michelle Legro (@michellelegro) is the new Culture Editor.
ABC News (New York, NY): Ryan Struyk (@ryanstruyk) has been named a Political Reporter @ABC, where he will cover the 2016 presidential election. He was formerly a Legislative Reporter at Associated Press.
The View - ABC Television Network (New York, NY): Brian Teta (@Brianteta) has been named Co-Executive Producer @TheView. He was previously a Supervising Producer at the Late Show with David Letterman.
Waterbury Republican-American (Waterbury, CT): Torrington Bureau Chief Alec Johnson (@RA_Alec) has been promoted to Business Editor @rep_am. Alec is replacing David Krechevsky (@LittleDKrech) who is moving on. Also, recently retired Waterbury Republican-American (@rep_am) Executive Editor Jonathan Kellogg has sadly passed away.
The Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX): Veteran Airlines Reporter Terry Maxon (@tmaxon) and Personal Finance Columnist & Senior/Age Issues Writer Pamela Yip (@pamelayip) have accepted buyout offers @dallasnews, and are moving on in mid-September.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Former Huffington Post Writer Joy Resmovits (@joy_resmovits) joins @LATimes as a Reporter/Editor covering education. Also joining is Sonali Kohli (@sonali_kohli) as an Education Reporter from Quartz.
The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA): The Advocate President and former Times-Picayune Managing Editor, Dan Shea, has been named Publisher @theadvocatebr starting Sept. 1st. Shea will be replacing John Georges who will continue as owner of the publication.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA): Sean Sposito (@seansposito) departs from Atlanta Journal-Constitution to join @SFChronicle as a Reporter covering cybersecurity.
Milwaukee Business Journal (Milwaukee, WI): Former Dayton Business Journal Reporter Olivia Barrow (@OliviaBarrowMBJ) has been named Reporter @MKEBizJournal.
BuzzFeed (New York, NY): Contributor Meredith Talusan (@1demerith) has been named Staff Writer @buzzfeed.
Elle (New York, NY): Nikki Ogunnaike (@nikkiogun) has joined @ELLEmagazine as a Fashion Editor. She previously served as Senior Digital Style Editor. Chloe Schama (@chloeschama) has also joined as an Executive Editor.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette/Community Advocate (Worcester/Westborough, MA): Veteran Journalist Michael Gelbwasser has recently passed away. He was a Contributor for both @telegramdotcom and @CommunityAdNews.
Magnolia Banner-News (Magnolia, AR): General Manager of the Camden News, Sue Silliman joins the Magnolia Banner-News in the same role.
KOKI-TV (Tulsa, OK): KFYR-TV Anchor/Reporter Nina Carter has joined @FOX23 as a Reporter.
KRON-TV (San Francisco, CA): Averi Harper (@averiharper) recently joined @kron4news as a Reporter from WCTI-TV in North Carolina.
KCAL9/KCBS-TV (Studio City, CA): Bill Dallman has been named Vice President and News Director for CBS duopoly KCAL 9 and KCBS-TV (@kcbskcaldesk).
Telemundo - WNEU-TV (Charlestown, MA): Anchor Jose Rivera Adrovet (@jadrovet) has been named Anchor of Telemundo Boston's (@TelemundoBoston) newscast which debuted on August 17th. Arianne Alcorta (@ArianneAlcorta) and Grace Gomez (@GraceGomez) have joined as Reporters. Meteorologist Cecy Gutierrez has also been named to the news team.
WTVD-TV (Raleigh-Durham, NC): Michelle Germano has been hired as News Director @abc11_wtvd. She arrives from KOLD-TV in Tucson. She officially starts at the station next month.
WMC-TV (Memphis, TN): Ron Childers (@RonChilders) has been promoted to Chief Meteorologist at this NBC affiliate (@actionnews5). He takes over for Dave Brown, who is retiring.
WJZY-TV (Charlotte, NC): Chief Meteorologist Rob Eicher is moving on from the Fox affiliate (@FOX46News)
WBNS-TV (Columbus, OH): Scott Light (@scottlight10tv) has been named Political Anchor for the Ohio station (@10tv) . He was previously an Anchor at WGCL-TV.
WKRC-TV (Cincinnati, OH): Broadcast veteran Tim Geraghty (@timgeraghtynews) has joined @local12 as News Director.
WOIO-TV (Cleveland, OH): Mark Nolan (@TheNolanNation) is now an Anchor @19actionnews. Previously, Nolan was an Anchor at WKYC-TV.
WTVG-TV (Toledo, OH): Executive Producer Josh Love has been promoted to Assistant News Director @13abc.
KITV-TV (Honolulu, HI): Long-time Broadcaster Andrew Jackson has moved on from his role as General Manager @KITV4 to begin his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Anthology Marketing Group.
WPBF-TV (West Palm Beach, FL): WPBF-TV (@WPBF25News) has promoted Reporter Erin Guy (@WPBF_Erin) to Morning Anchor.
WFTV-TV (Orlando, FL): KYTX Investigative Reporter Field Sutton (@FSuttonWFTV) has joined @WFTV as a General Assignment Reporter.
WESH-TV (Orlando, FL): Former Voice of America Anchor/Reporter Alexandra Villarreal (@AlexVWESH) has joined @WESH as a General Assignment Reporter.
WFTS-TV (Tampa, FL): WFTS-TV (@ABCActionNews) welcomes Reporter Lauren Rozyla (@LaurenRozyla).
Bay News 9 (Tampa, FL): Trey Paul (@TreyPaulBayNews) has joined @BN9 as a Web Anchor.
WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids, MI): The station (@WZZM13) has revamped its 9am newscast, now hosted by Jennifer Pascua (@JPascuaWZZM13) and Lauren Stanton (@LaurenStanton13).
WFXT-TV (Dedham, MA): Investigative Reporter Mike Beaudet (@Channel_Mike) @fox25news has announced he is leaving the TV industry to teach at Northeastern University.
WTNH-TV (New Haven, CT): Anchor Jim Watkins (@JimWatkinsNews8) has moved on from the station (@WTNH)
News 12 Connecticut (Norwalk, CT): The station (@News12CT) has promoted Meteorologist Garett Argianas (@GarettArgianas) to Full-time Meteorologist. Argianas has been freelancing there since February.
KSHB-TV (Kansas City, MO): Jane Monreal (@janemonreal) is set to join the NBC affiliate (@41actionnews) as a Weekend Morning Anchor. She makes the move from KIII-TV in Corpus Christi, TX.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO): The CBS affiliate (@kmov) has hired Courtney Bryant (@courtneydbryant) as Evening Anchor. She was previously with KBAK-TV in Bakersfield, CA.
KYW-AM (Philadelphia, PA): City Hall Bureau Chief Mike Dunn (@MikeDunnKYW) is moving on from the all news radio station (@KYWNewsradio). Replacing Dunn on the City Hall beat is Pat Loeb (@PatLoeb).
KMNB-FM (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN): The country music station (@BUZN1029) has brought on Mike Dubs (@mikedubsradio) as Evening Host. He was most recently at Chicago, IL station WUSN-FM.
KCMO-FM (Kansas City, MO): Joe Russo (@joerusso70) has been named Program Director for the station (@949_KCMO).
KMXP-FM (Phoenix, AZ): Mary Kennedy (@SoVeryMary) has been welcomed as Producer for the "Matthew Blade Show" @mix969. Kennedy joins from KRBE-FM in Houston.
KDDB-FM (Honolulu, HI): Fred Rico has announced he will moving on from his role as Program Director @dabomb1027 on August 27th.
KAW-FM (Boise, ID): Rick Dunn and Carly Cash have been welcomed as the new Morning Drive Hosts @WowCountry1043 to replace “Randy and Alana” who exited the station in June.
WUTQ-FM (Utica, NY): Dave Coombs (@TheDaveLength) has been named Morning Drive Co-Host @wutqfm. He previously served as Co-Host at WTKW-FM in Syracuse, NY.